Shri A N Jha, Executive Director (Petrochemicals) has been working with IndianOil for more than three decades. He has very rich experience in petroleum sector including marketing. He has been instrumental in stabilisation and development of IndianOil in Petrochemical business in India. Presently, he is heading the Petrochemicals vertical of IndianOil which includes upcoming petrochemicals projects of IndianOil.
He is an engineering graduate and has held diverse assignments in the field of Petroleum marketing operations, technical services of Fuels and Lubricants. He was in charge of Retail Business of petroleum products, Country Head of Retail Lube business and State Consumer Head of Tamil Nadu. He has very rich experience in handling different petroleum verticals throughout Indian in East, West, North and South.
He leads all Petrochemicals departments for Polymer Business, Aromatics and Chemicals Business ( LAB, PTA, Butadiene, C4 Raffinate ) and support functions such as Operations, Pricing, Exports, Technical Services, Channel selection and Management, Information technology . He also spearheads all new Petrochemicals Projects for IndianOil aiming at value added products from available refinery through conceptualisation, feasibility studies, technology selection etc. A state of the art Product Application and Development Centre (PADC) at Panipat works for development of innovative products and applications under his guidance. Under his able leadership, Petrochemicals products are exported to 70 countries.
He is also board member in HURL on behalf of IndianOil and actively contributing for the development of upcoming projects.
He is also Co-Chairman of FICCI - National Petrochemicals Industry, a national level committee working on framing of Petrochemicals policy.
He is an avid reader and widely travelled across the globe. He has also delivered more than 50 presentations at various National and International conferences and seminars in India and abroad.